A Spoon for Every Bite / Una Cuchara Para Cada Bocado (Paperback)
Joe Hayes's classic tale about the dangers of a rich man's pride -- winner of two state awards -- is now available in a bilingual edition.
El cuento cl sico de Joe Hayes sobre los peligros del orgullo de un hombre rico, ganador de dos premios estatales, ahora est disponible en una edici n biling e.
In this lovely New Mexico folktale, a rich man tries to prove his wealth to his poor neighbors by using a new spoon for every bite. In the process, he's served a pretty dish of comeuppance.
En este encantador folklore de Nuevo M xico, un hombre rico trata de demostrar su riqueza a sus vecinos pobres usando una cuchara nueva para cada bocado. En el proceso, ha servido un bonito plato de merecido.
"An entertaining marriage of pictures and words." -- Kirkus Reviews
"[A] deftly told tale." -- Publishers Weekly
"This Land of Enchantment Book Award winner is an excellent offering from Cinco Puntos Press... [that] offers a full Spanish translation, which will make the book accessible to an even larger appreciative audience and even better for use in bilingual classroom settings." -- Children's Literature
"As the author's note tells readers, this story is a variation on several Hispanic traditions that feature poor but clever men (here, the husband inherits all the old spoons and sells them) and a rich but silly adversary. The tortilla-as-spoon motif is also familiar. The attractive paintings do a nice job of re-creating the Old Southwest, featuring desert colors and flora, fauna, and architecture of the region. The art also helps kids visualize just how a tortilla becomes an eating utensil." -- Booklist